William Shatner

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  • The Importance Of Technology As A Part Of Our Culture

    message to its audiences, I was given YouTube which I would say is a platform/host to different mediums and that I would incorporate his "global village" to YouTube and that brings smaller communities together with this platform that is YouTube. I would have liked to know more about the content that McLuhan talks about e.g the light bulb, train, telephone, and Internet. Week 3 Raymond Williams: The Social Dimensions of Television Williams talks about there being different reason for television to be invented from being for news and entertainment needs or for social communication, in class we watched the 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey which shows opposing images of man in space and apes on the surface land showing the evolution of man and the sense of future within science fiction but I didn 't find this as engaging as the previous two modules and going back and discussing Williams views on society and television would help me reconsider my opinion on this module. Week 4 - Henry Jenkins: Convergence Culture We watched the popular American sitcom Saturday Night Live, where William Shatner plays himself at a Star Trek convention with actors portraying the fans. In the sketch you can see already there 's are negative connotations associated with "fandom" (which consists of taste, class and gender) the actors dressed like stereotype 'nerds ' as in wearing glasses, acting like shy and wearing Star Trek memorabilia e.g . We answered some questions that were given to us in…

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  • Identity In Into The Wild

    The purpose of writing Into the Wild is not relate the facts of a true adventure, but to show people that there is an escape from reality. Through McCandless, the wild was initially portrayed as harrowing and unpredictable, but as time went on McCandless learned to adapt to the wild, and bury himself from the flow of civilization. In the middle of McCandless’s travels, he encounters an elderly man named Ronald Franz. Franz, a man who seems to think he has fully lived, his life, sees a new…

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  • Social Work Practice

    MY PROFESSION : SOCIAL WORK PACTICES Social Work practice is one of the demanding and essential service in our Society. The importance of social work practice is getting wide spread day by day. No media, no advertisements, nothing is there in between to make it a Super Job. The real agent of this service is the Person itself. The life changing experiences and testimonies are the tools. It passes from one individual to another and to another, so on. Social work is fully concentrated on…

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  • Space Exploration And Star Trek

    “There are certain things men must do to remain men. Your computer would take that away.” Wise words from Captain James T. Kirk. “The Ultimate Computer,” an episode from Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek: The Original Series, effectively details human reaction toward technology and how far advancement should extend. Star Trek scrutinizes the consequences of space travel and exploration, advancement of technology, and militarization. In the episode “The Ultimate Computer,” the crew of the U.S.S.…

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  • How Did Chris Left Society

    Into the Wild Essay Despite the fact that chris left society, it is reasonable to he was influenced by people who in the wild with only cloths and story because he was influenced to go in the wild to find adventure and himself Many people doesn’t know what reason did Chris go in wild people there are many reason why chris left society and travel through US. He was so influenced by the people who in the wild alone and survive or tell a story in the wild. Chris is person will follow his dream…

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  • Technology Vs Reality Research Paper

    Each generation generally have differences it what they like, what they feel is important and inevitably as technology advances how they do things. Different things will appeal to them, different things will appeal to them. So each generation will face its own version of reality. This is because they grew up being taught different things, they grow up with different technology and people don’t like to change so they can 't keep up. When we are young we learn a lot of things, it is during our…

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  • Death Of A Salesman Willy A Good Father Analysis

    In Death of a Salesman by, Arthur Miller, Willy has a desire to be a good father to his son were his dad was not. Willy believes that if he can instill the correct values into Biff so he can be like himself or more successful. The problem Willy is confronted with is that he cares too much as if he is trying to emulate his life in Biffs. Compared to Willy Charley takes a position of hands off while still teaching Bernard to be a good student and by working hard because it will pay dividends later…

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  • Analysis Of Red Wheelbarrow By William Carlos Williams

    knowing what celebrities went through to get there. With that being said, what do you value most in life? Is it the little things that can be by the past or the important things? In life people tend to put so much value on the little things. For example, like William Carlos Williams hold his red wheelbarrow to so much standards. He feels as though so much depends upon it. When we focus on the little things, we tend to get side-tracked as William Carlos Williams shows in his “Red Wheel” poem and…

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  • William Carlos Williams The Wedge

    simple man was William Carlos Williams. He was born in America as a Puerto Rican-American who then with hard work and determination became a well-practiced doctor. He however is better known for his works of poetry that challenged the traditional way of writing poetry. In Williams’s book of poetry, The Wedge, is prefaced by an introduction that introduces his readers to his controversial ideas concerning poetry and what it should represent in today’s modern times. He wants his readers to break…

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  • An Analysis Of William Carlos Williams This Is Just To Say

    commentary. In terms of poetry, authors often switch between the two throughout their bodies of work. William Carlos Williams is an imagist poet whose personal poetic philosophy as expressed in various essays and interviews demonstrates a clear choice for using the poetic form to make social political commentary. In particular, Williams poem This is Just to Say is no exception to Williams’ method of using the poetic form for political…

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